8.7.1 Overview of Cashless Debit Card Program

Introduction

The Cashless Debit Card assists participants as a budgeting tool and helps to ensure that welfare payments are not spent on products and activities that contribute to social harm and are instead spent in responsible and meaningful ways.

This section provides an overview of the Cashless Debit Card Program and explains its objectives, what the card is, and the roles and responsibilities of DSS, Services Australia, the financial institution, and the community body.

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Last reviewed: 17 March 2021